Research in Gerontological Nursing


Research in Gerontological Nursing

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Journal Impact Factor
2018 Impact Factor 0.964

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • November/December 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 6
Guest Editorial

A Personal Reflection on Measurement from Three Decades Away

Rita A. Jablonski-Jaudon, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):262-263

Focus on Methods

Challenges in Recruiting Aging Women Holocaust Survivors to a Case Control Study of Breast Cancer

Neomi Vin-Raviv, PhD, MPH; Rachel Dekel, PhD; Micha Barchana, MD, MPH; Shai Linn, MD, DrPH; Lital Keinan-Boker, PhD, MD, MPH

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):265-272

Empirical Research

Medication Use Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults in the United States

Lenny Chiang-Hanisko, PhD, RN; Christine L. Williams, DNSc, RN, PMHCNS-BC; David Newman, PhD, MA, MS; Ruth M. Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):273-285

“We Have to Work Within the System!”: Staff Perceptions of Organizational Barriers to Decision Making for Older Adults With Dementia in Australian Aged Care Facilities

Laura Tarzia, PhD, PGradDipArts (Socio), BCA; Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh, PhD, RN, DipApplSci (Nursing) Renal Cert, MA; Michael Bauer, PhD, RN, ND, DipEd, MGeront; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Rhonda Nay, PhD, RN, MLitt

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):286-292

Instrument Development

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Cognitive State Test in the Detection of Dementia Among Iranian Older Adults

Mohammad-Sajjad Lotfi, MS; Zahra Tagharrobi, MSN; Khadijeh Sharifi, PhD; Javad Abolhasani, MD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):293-299


U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y. Framework for Older Adults

Meriam Caboral-Stevens, PhD, RN, NP-C; Martha V. Whetsell, PhD, APRN; Lorraine S. Evangelista, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; Brigitte Cypress, EdD, RN; Donna Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FNAP, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(6):300-306

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